Born: 1879, Ipswich.

Died: 11th November 1916; age 37; Died of Wounds – No. 5. General Hospital.

Enlistment Location; Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 31st August 1915 – France.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 13518

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:


St. Sever Cemetery Extension,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs M.M. Golding (formerly Brunning), of 113, Woodhouse Street, Ipswich & the late Mr. S. Brunning.




1881   1, Henley Cottage, Alan Road, Ipswich.


Ernest was a year old and living with his widowed mother & siblings.

Martha Brunning (nee Bull), 30, born Ipswich.

William Samuel Brunning, 9, born Ipswich.

Anna Florence Brunning, 8, born Ipswich.

Edith Agnes Brunning, 3, born Ipswich.


1891   87, Woodhouse Street, Ipswich.


Ernest was 11 years old and living with his mother, sisters, step father & step siblings.

George Golding, 29, a Butcher, born Norton, Suffolk.

Martha Golding, 37.

George Golding, 3, born Ipswich.

Stanley Golding, 2, born Ipswich.

Grace Golding, 1 month, born Ipswich.

Hannah Brunning, 17, a Stay Maker.

Edith Brunning, 12, a Day Girl.

1 boarder.


1901   Barracks, Fort Chateau A’ Etoc, Alderney, Channel Islands.


Ernest was 18 years old, a Soldier, ranked Private in the Infantry.


1911   Back 33, Rope Walk, Ipswich.


Ernest was 29 years old, a Field Labourer. He was Head of the Household with 3 lodgers.


Ernest’s father was Samuel Brunning, born June 1845, Ipswich – died 1881 Ipswich.


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